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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. May 16th, 2021


Stacy Smallwood Baird, 48, Dawsonville
Stacy Smallwood Baird, age 48, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Friday, May 16, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Steve and Evelyn Buice Smallwood.  She is s ...


Eleanor Beard Martin, 79, Buford
Eleanor Beard Martin was born on November 11, 1941 and passed away on May 16, 2021. She was preceded in death by husband, Claud Martin; her parents, W. R. “Bill” and Do ...


Melinda Burrell Lassiter, 82, Cornelia
  Melinda Burrell Lassiter, age 82, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Funeral Services will be held 3:00 p.m., Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Whit ...
Ruth Maynard Smith, 80, Cornelia
Ruth Maynard Smith, age 80, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Mrs. Smith was born on March 6, 1941 in Raleigh, North Carolina to the late Herbert Maynard ...


Dorothy (Dot) Loreese Hartsfield, 80, Flowery Branch
Dorothy (Dot) Loreese Davis Hartsfield, age 80, of Flowery Branch, Georgia formerly of Atlanta, Georgia passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021 surrounded by her loving family and friends ...
William E. (Billy) Hicks, 80, Gainesville
  Mr. William E. (Billy) Hicks, age 80 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 16, 2021.       He was born August 4, 1940 in ...
Shirley Ann Martin, 53, Gainesville
Shirley Ann Martin, age 53, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548,, 706-654-0966.
Stoney E. Vaughn, 57, Flowery Branch
Mr. Stoney E. Vaughn, 57, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021 following an extended illness. Born on January 12, 1964 in Lawrenceville, he was the son of Eugene W ...


Robert Lee Akin Sr., 80, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Robert Lee Akin Sr., age 80, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Mr. Akin was bor ...
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T